Harman Kardon Invoke Bluetooth Pairing Instructions

In this demo, we Harman Kardon Invoke Bluetooth pairing instructions that allow you to use the HK invoke as a BT speaker. We illustrate this on an iPad Air as a source Bluetooth device.  After pairing, the Invoke then plays anything that would normally play through the iPad speakers. Yes, the HK Invoke smart speaker … Continue reading Harman Kardon Invoke Bluetooth Pairing Instructions





How to Pair Harman Kardon Invoke as Bluetooth Speaker

The HK Invoke smart speaker also functions as a Bluetooth speaker.  It sports a Bluetooth button, that you press any time you wish to pair this speaker with a new device.  Paring devices include phones, tablets, media players, streamers, or other media source devices.  In this demo, we show how to Pair Harman Kardon Invoke … Continue reading How to Pair Harman Kardon Invoke as Bluetooth Speaker





How to Reboot Invoke Speaker by Harman Kardon

Here, we cover how to reboot Invoke speaker by Harman Kardon.  You reboot if the speaker shows bad performance, goes quiet or does not answer voice requests.  It may emit weird noises, break up, chirp or squeak.  Or, the speaker may suffer other oddities. In any case, always try a speaker reboot first (described here).  … Continue reading How to Reboot Invoke Speaker by Harman Kardon





How to Set Up Invoke Speaker via Cortana App

While setting up a brand new or used Harman Kardon Invoke Cortana speaker involves numerous steps, none are very hard.  Just focus on the current step you’re working on, and progress through this list.  In this post, we list the procedure we used for how to set up Invoke speaker.  We’ll do our best to … Continue reading How to Set Up Invoke Speaker via Cortana App





Invoke Cortana Reset Button, Where is It

Here, we show you how to find the Invoke Cortana reset button on the Harman Kardon Invoke speaker.  The mic mute button. It’s the only button on the back of the unit. It also serves as the  RESET button. This button is easy to get at, as it is not deeply recessed.  So be careful … Continue reading Invoke Cortana Reset Button, Where is It





Cortana Invoke Speaker Reboot Instructions

Here, we cover Cortana Invoke speaker reboot instructions.  You reboot if the speaker shows bad performance, goes quiet or does not answer voice requests.  It may emit weird noises, break up, chirp or squeak.  Or, the speaker may suffer other oddities. In any case, always try a speaker reboot first (detailed below).  Why reboot?  Because … Continue reading Cortana Invoke Speaker Reboot Instructions





How to Reset Invoke Cortana Speaker, Hard Factory Reset

You might wish to gift or sell your Microsoft Invoke Cortana speaker to a loved one. Or, perhaps you want to hook it to a new Microsoft account.  Or maybe you want to connect it to a new WiFi network. A speaker reset allows you to do all of these tasks.  It unlinks this device … Continue reading How to Reset Invoke Cortana Speaker, Hard Factory Reset





Reset Harman Kardon Invoke, Hard Factory Reset

You may decide to sell or give your Harman Kardon Invoke smart speaker to another person. Or, you wish to link it to a different Microsoft account.  But then again, maybe you want to connect it to a different WiFi network. To unlink this device from its current account and Wi-Fi network, and to restore … Continue reading Reset Harman Kardon Invoke, Hard Factory Reset





Unboxing Microsoft Invoke Cortana Speaker

Harman Kardon really packed their Invoke voice activated speaker quite well in the original carton.  In this demo, we show how safely unboxing Microsoft Invoke speaker is done. We also cover how to get at the user docs and AC adapter.  See the next picture showing the speaker, still in the sealed box, just as … Continue reading Unboxing Microsoft Invoke Cortana Speaker





How to Reboot Microsoft Invoke Speaker

You may wish know how to reboot your Microsoft Invoke smart speaker if it shows poor performance, stops answering Cortana requests, emits strange noises, breaks up, chirps or squeaks, or suffers other weirdness. Always try a device reboot first (described here).  This often clears up many problems, and avoids the unnecessary action of hard resetting … Continue reading How to Reboot Microsoft Invoke Speaker